Tag Archives: Extreme Metal

Metal Review: Skeletonwitch: Serpents Unleashed (2013)

Skeletonwitch Serpents Unleashed

Since Halloween of an odd numbered year has passed us, we should have seen this one coming – a new release from Ohio blackened thrash metal outfit Skeletonwitch. Through their decade of existence, one thing has remained constant and that it their penchant for releasing albums at the end of October every 24 months. This

Skeletonwitch Video Online For Serpents Unleashed

Skeletonwitch Serpents Unleashed

Skeletonwitch has released a video for the title track off of their new album, “Serpents Unleashed.” Ralph Miller was the director and producer of the video filmed in black and white. You can catch the band on tour this fall with The Black Dahlia Murder and in January/February with Amon Amarth. Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: Watain: The Wild Hunt (2013)

Watain The Wild Hunt

Uppsala, Sweden’s black metal outfit Watain are back with “The Wild Hunt” after a three year break since their last studio effort, “Lawless Darkness.” Watain is a misunderstood band by many. Some champion the band as being the best that black metal has to offer these days. Others blast them for wasting what seemed like

Behemoth Co-Headlining European Tour With Cradle of Filth

Behemoth Co-Headlining European Tour With Cradle of Filth

British extreme metal veterans Cradle of Filth will embark on a 19-date European co-headlining tour with Polish death metal juggernauts Behemoth, which will release their new album “The Satanist” in 2014. Support will come from In Solitude, Inquisition and Svarttjern. Nergal comments: “We are immensely proud to start promotion of The Satanist on the release

Metal Review: Emblazoned: The Living Magisterium (2013)

Emblazoned The Living Magisterium

Wisconsin’s Emblazoned is a band that has been around in 1999, but most people were not familiar with them at the time. In 2001, the released their first demo, “Nocturnal Arsonist.” The band returned in 2005 with the EP “A Ceremony of Hellfire.” In 2013, the death metal act is back with “The Living Magisterium,”

Kataklysm Unveil New Album Artwork

Canada’s extreme metal band Kataklysm have unveiled the artwork to their upcoming release, “Waiting For the End to Come.” We normally do not post album cover releases, but this cover rules. There is also a short album teaser below as well. Comments Kataklysm frontman Maurizio Iacono: “The album art depicts a child which represents innocence

Carcass Announce North American Select Shows

Extreme metal legends Carcass made an announcement that they will embark on a select amount of intimate headlining North American shows this September in support of their sixth full-length release “Surgical Steel.” Commented bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker: “Well we thought we’d play a few small key shows, kinda like the vibe we had in London earlier

Carcass Release New Album Teaser

British extreme metal legends Carcass have released an official trailer previewing music from their upcoming, sixth full-length release “Surgical Steel.” The album will be released on September 16, 2013 (UK), September 13, 2013 (rest of Europe) and September 17, 2013 (North America). Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: Chthonic | Bu-Tik (2013)

In 2011, Taiwanese extreme metal band Chthonic brought us “Takasago Army,” which had a militant theme. In 2013, they are back with “Bu-Tik,” which also explores militant themes, but focuses primarily on “an armed body and mind.” Based on the ultra-cool album cover, you can see a visual reference of that. With each passing release,

Necronomicon Streaming Full New Album Rise of the Elder Ones

“Rise of the Elder Ones” from the Canadian extreme metal horde Necronomicon’s new album, is out today in North America and it is sweet. Read the Necronomicon Rise of the Elder Ones review here. Check it out below, but add it to your collection right away as well. Rise of the Elder Ones Track Listing: